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Data General was one of the first minicomputer firms from the late 1960s. Three of the four founders were former employees of Digital Equipment Corporation. Their first product, the Data General Nova, was a 16-bit minicomputer. This used their own operating system, RDOS, and in conjunction with programming languages like "Data General Business Basic" they provided a multi-user operating system with record locking and inbuilt data bases far ahead of many contemporary systems. The Nova was followed by the Supernova and Eclipse product lines, all of which were used in many applications for the next two decades. The company employed an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) sales strategy to sell to third parties who incorporated Data General computers into the OEM's specific product lines. A series of missteps in the 1980s, including missing the advance of microcomputers despite the launch of the microNOVA in 1977, and the Data General-One portable computer in 1984, led to a decline in the company's market share. The company did continue into the 1990s, however, and was eventually acquired by EMC Corporation in 1999.

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From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000304-05 asynchronous-controller-diagnostic
Topics: diagnostic, dgc, lsj, jho, juj, asynchronous, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000305-04 synchronous-line-diagnostic
Topics: cfl, diagnostic, ffi, dgc, synchronous, oooo, cij, ouj, csr, juj, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000306-04 4200-communications-system-reliability-test
Topics: dgc, ouj, tfl, uio, diagnostic, ffi, ilz, cfl, juj, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000308-04 writable-control-store-diag-part-a
Topics: ixl, xxx, ifl, cfl, oooooooooooo, tht, ini
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000309-04 writable-control-store-diag-part-b
Topics: ooooooooo, ixl, ooo, xxx, ooooooooooooooooooo, oooooooooooo, oooooooooooooo, ooooooooo ooooooooo
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000310-04 writable-control-store-diag-part-c
Topics: oooooooooooooo, lli, cfl, writable, hzuj, tfl
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000311-04 writable-control-store-diag-part-d
Topics: oooooooooooooooo, ooo, ooooooooo, oooooooooooo, oooooooooo, xxx, lij, lal, lsj, ooooooooooooooo,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000312-03 ercc-diagnostic
Topics: ercc, diagnostic
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000313-04 dcu-50-1k-or-4k-micro-diagnostic
Topics: iaj, laj, ffl, isj, ffi, isi, diagnostic, taj, lij, lal, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000321-07 exerciser-for-commercial-eclipse-part-1
Topics: ffi, lij, lal, tfl, ixi, ifl, exerciser, iij, ujs, isj
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000322-06 exerciser-for-commercial-eclipse-part-2
Topics: ulj, ijj, cfc, cjj, xxx
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000323-06 exerciser-for-commercial-eclipse-part-3
Topics: hlfi, exerciser
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000324-06 exerciser-for-commercial-eclipse-part-4
Topics: ijj, ffl, ouj, cfl, iaj, vrf, ujz, fsi
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000327-03 eclipse-cache-sc-memory-exer
Topics: ujo, ouj, coa, eclipse
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000335-07 eclipse-special-exerciser
Topics: ffi, lij, isj, laj, itj, iju, tsj, ijj, ltj, tfi
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000355-04 writable-control-store-diag-part-e
Topics: ooooooooo, ooo, oooooooooooooo, oooooooooo, oooooo, xxx, oooooooooooo, ooooooooooooooooooo, lsj,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000397-01 multiprocessor-communications-adapter-4206-dia
Topic: program
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000422-02 micro-nova-sc-memory-test
Topics: tfl, dgc, diagnostic, ffi, rsi, iii, stf, lij, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000422-02 micronova-sc-memory-test
Topics: ffi, dgc, diagnostic, iaj, lij, lal, ujo, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000423-03 micro-nova-logic-test
Topics: micronova, dgc, diagnostic, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000424-04 micro-nova-multiprogramming-reliability-test-s
Topics: ooooooooooooo, diagnostic, dgc, micronova, ouu, uuu, uuko, cfl, juj, ooo, ooooooooooooo...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000433-03 eclipse-sc-memory-test
Topics: cfl, ijj, fvj, isj, utj, fsj, iaj, cfc
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000437-03 printer-action-test
Topic: exerciser
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000438-01 eclipse-mmpu1-diagnostic-part-a
Topics: dgc, diagnostic, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000439-01 eclipse-mmpu1-diagnostic-part-b
Topics: ijj, dgc, diagnostic, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000440-02 mos-memory-diagnostic
Topics: diagnostic, dgc, diagnostic material
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000441-00 micro-nova-power-fail
Topics: micronova, diagnostic
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000442-05 6038-6039-floppy-reliability
Topics: cfl, ouj, diagnostic, ujui, uioc, flo, diagnostic material
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000443-02 6038-6039-floppy-formatter
Topics: dgc, diagnostic, program, copyright, diagnostic material
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000444-02 micro-nova-arithmetic-test
Topics: dgc, diagnostic, cjt, arithmetic, program, diagnostic material
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000445-03 6038-6039-floppy-diagnostic
Topics: diagnostic, cfl, tht, floppy, copyright, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000446-02 micro-nova-asynchronous-interface-diagnostic
Topics: error, diagnostic, subtest, console, dgc, asynchronous, xxxxxx, data, print, debug, diagnostic...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000447-01 micro-nova-handheld-console-diag
Topics: console, jujq, micronova
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000448-02 micro-nova-IO-tester-diagnostic
Topics: error, diagnostic, subtest, dgc, xxxxxx, console, print, tester, program, location, diagnostic...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000469-04 moving-head-disk-reliability
Topics: cfl, lli, tfl, dgc, diagnostic, jhk, miuo, ozo, cjj, uoo, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000470-04 moving-head-disk-diagnostic
Topics: diagnostic, cfl, dgc, zouj, csc, ujoh, joh, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000471-04 moving-head-disk-formatter
Topics: dgc, diagnostic, ffl, formatter, ihi, uiui, disk, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000474-02 4300-gd-dac-digital-diag-exerciser
Topics: cfl, iaj, tfl, juo, huj
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000475-03 dg-dac-analog-conversion-system-diagnostic
Topics: ffi, analog, cfl, lij, isj, cfc, iju, llj, tfl, tfi, analog conversion
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000476-02 dac-analog-conversion-system-exerciser
Topics: cfl, tfl, lij, analog, fvi, cjd, fvj, ijj, ixi, analog conversion
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000483-01 4215-4219-diagnostic
Topic: lij
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000487-02 6053-6064-fixed-head-disk-reliability-program
Topics: ffi, esc, program, mow, tse, muj, isj, csc, era, head disk, fixed head
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000488-02 6063-6064-fixed-head-disk-diagnostic
Topics: tfl, cfl, ixl, iij
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000506-04 micro-nova-multi-programming-reliability-test-
Topics: ooooooooooooo, cfl, csc, ffi, ouj, diagnostic, ujuj, dgc, ohuj, ooo, ooooooooooooo ooooooooooooo,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000512-04 ercc-diagnostic-multi-layer-eclipse-cpu-2
Topics: ercc, ffi, mua, diagnostic
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000513-02 s-130-writable-control-store-diag-part-1
Topics: ooooooooooo, oooooooooooooooo, ooooooooo, ooooooooooooooo, ftj, oooooooooooo, writable, cjd, ujoh,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000514-01 s-130-writable-control-store-diag-part-2
Topics: ooooooooooooooo, oooooooooooo, oooooooooooooooo, ooooooooooo, writable, iaj, ull, ijj, ooooooooo,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000515-01 s-130-writable-control-store-diag-part-3
Topics: ooooooooooooooo, oooooooooooo, imi, hqt, writable, oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000516-01 s-130-writable-control-store-diag-part-4
Topics: ooooooooooo, oooooooooooooooo, ooo, oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo, ooooooooo, oooooooooooo,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000517-01 s-130-writable-control-store-diag-part-5
Topics: cfi, lij, ijl, thf, ffi, csc, csr, storf, tfl, tfi
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000518-02 e130-floating-point-firmware-diagnostic
Topics: diagnostic, lij, dgc, ijj, iaj, isj, cfl, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000519-02 e130-floating-point-firmware-exerciser
Topics: laj, dgc, diagnostic, isj, lij, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000520-01 eclipse-power-shut-down-test
Topics: oujh, eclipse, power shut
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000535-00 micro-nova-prom-board-programmer
Topics: tht, loop
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000537-00 line-printer-test-1
Topics: ijj, iaj, lal, program, printer
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000538-01 micro-nova-reader-punch-clock-diag
Topics: paptk, diagnostic
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000539-01 micro-nova-analogtodigital-interface
Topics: isj, tsj, iaj, saj, ssj, laj, ssi, tei, tej, iai
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000540-01 micro-nova-digitaltoanalog-interface
Topics: isj, tei, tej, laj, isi, lai, ffi, tsj, saj, fei
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000637-00 micro-nova-analogtodigital-interface-exerciser
Topics: frh, analog, ujh, ifl, lsj, jho, ifi, cfl, ijj, frl
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000638-01 micro-nova-digitaltoanalog-interface-exerciser
Topics: lij, llj, tij, ulj, ijj, tii, rsj, uli, fsi, inj
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000646-01 ecl-multi-programming-reli-tst-short
Topics: ooooooooooooooooooooooooooo, rsj, tfj, juj, fsj, ojq, ffi, ujuj, jujo, uuo,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000647-01 ecl-multi-programming-reli-tst-long
Topics: ttl, ftj, tti, ffi, tfl, cfl, ujuj, sic, ouio, ssc
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000648-01 ecl-multi-programming-reli-tst-peripheral
Topics: ifl, juj, rsj, ujuj, ijj, ini, llj, mho, jtf, fni
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000666-01 micro-nova-digital-interface-diag
Topics: era, diagnostic
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000669-01 6070-cartridge-disk-reliability-program
Topics: era, ffi, huj, cos, ujuj, iju, cfc, esc, program, era era
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000670-01 6070-cartridge-disk-formatter
Topics: fsj, est, cfl, tfj, program
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000671-01 6070-cartridge-disk-system-diagnostic
Topics: ouj, usj, huo, xxx
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000672-01 cartridge-diskette-reliability-program
Topics: ffi, ouj, juj, program
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000673 01 cartridge-diskette-disk-formatter-program
Topics: program, formatter, stf, ujo, diskette, disk
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-000673-01 cartridge-diskette-disk-formatter
Topics: cfl, program, wuj, ujuj, formatter, ujo, tfl, ias, ujoh, csr
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-001046-00 universal-communications-system-redundent-modu
Topics: cfl, tfl, rtl, xxx, ull, ouj, ftj, ujo, hujo, moo
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-001057-01 micro-nova-high-speed-data-channel-diagnostic
Topics: diagnostic, ffi, data, dgc, tfj, iij, isj, copyright, speed data, high speed, diagnostic material,...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-001058-01 6095-unova-moving-head-disk-diag
Topics: diagnostic, dgc, ujo, oisk, unova, diagnostic material, data general
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-001059-00 micro-nova-analog-conversion-system-exerciser
Topics: cfl, tfl, csc, cos, uio, ujuj, cjj, ffl, jui, juj, return return
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. dg :: software :: diag :: 068-001060-01 micro-nova-communication-subsystem-diag
Topics: synchronous, subsystem